What are Service-Learning Designated Courses?
Service-Learning Designated Courses, taught by faculty who have completed a Key Center workshop, offer best practices in the field, including partnering with communities, meeting their needs, ensuring students spend sufficient time at their sites, and regularly reflecting on their experiences.
Faculty Workshop for Creating Service Learning Designated Classes
The Art and Science of Community Engagement: Making Your Class Service-Learning Designated
This workshop will prepare faculty to teach Service-Learning Designated Courses, an initiative passed in 2011 by the UNC Asheville Faculty Senate. These courses are not required but appear for students in the course registration screen just as intensives do. In brief SL-Designated Courses:
-have as a central feature a required service-learning project that strongly relates to the academic content of the course and makes up at least 25% of the course grade.
-have a project that is designed as a joint, equal effort between the faculty member and community partner, with a clear goal that students' involvement benefits the partner.
-have faculty members prepare students to undertake their service learning.
-have students undertake significant service and regularly reflect on it.
Note that internship courses generally do not qualify, as they are typically designed primarily to gain students hands-on experience in a field (whereas service-learning designated courses put community needs foremost and strongly tie them to academic work within a course).
The workshop will feature instruction and interactive sessions designed to prepare faculty to teach a Service-Learning Designated Course in either the Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 semester. (However, faculty members who are interested in enhancing their understanding and practice of service learning are welcome to attend.) Topics will include an overview of the SL Designated Course program, a discussion of the multiple formats service learning can take, a review of best practices in the forming of partnerships, methods for preparing students for work in the community to maximize good outcomes and minimize poor ones, understanding and handling liability, and approaches for having students undertake deep reflection about their work.
There is some required reading before the workshop, which takes about 45 minutes. (Facilitator: Lise Kloeppel)
Dates: Thursday, May 16 and Friday, 17
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: HIG 104
Stipend: $300 (limited to 10 faculty members)
Email Lisa Kloeppe: email@example.com to register by TBD, Alicia Henry: firstname.lastname@example.org if attending for stipend
Friday, February 15th is the deadline to submit applications for Fall 2013 SL-designated courses.
Service-Learning Designated Courses Available for Fall Semester, 2013
BIOL 211.0L2: Principles of Botany Lab Clarke, David 60935 0 T 1:45 p.m. - 4:25 p.m. ZEI 228
EDUC 314.001 SL:IL: Teach Reading and Writing 6-12 McGlinn, Jeanne 60135 3 MW 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. ZAG 142
EDUC 314.002 SL:IL: Teach Reading and Writing 6-12 McGlinn, Jeanne 60136 3 T 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ZAG 137
EDUC 320.001 SL:DI: Mid Sch Principl Pract and Mat Ruppert, Nancy 60139 TR 9:25 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. ZAG 142
HON 479.0H1 Cultivating Global Citizenship Bahls, Patrick 60972 10:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. KAR 016
HWP 190.001 SL: Intro to Health Promotion Garbe, Kathie 60036 3 MW 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. SHE 402
HWP 190.002 SL: Intro to Health Promotion Garbe, Kathie 60037 3 MW 10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. SHE 402
HWP 350.001 SL:DI: Service Learning Heath Promo Garbe, Kathie 60048 3 MW 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. SHE 402
LANG 120.001 SL:IL Foundation of Academic Writing Hutchman, Jessica 60261 4 MW 8:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. KAR 232
LANG 120.001 SL:IL Foundation of Academic Writing Hutchman, Jessica 60262 0 F 8:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. KAR 232
LANG 120.004 SL:IL Foundation of Academic Writing Hutchman, Jessica 60267 4 TR 8:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. KAR 232
LANG 120.0L4 SL:IL Foundation of Academic Writing Hutchman, Jessica 60268 0 R 9:21 a.m. -10:10 a.m. KAR 232
LANG 120.007 SL:IL Foundation of Academic Writing Hutchman, Jessica 60273 MW 10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. KAR 232
LANG 120.0L7 SL:IL Foundation of Academic Writing Hutchman, Jessica 60274 F 10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. KAR 232
POLS 357.001 SL:CL5S:16S:DI:SL: Restorying Community Betsalel, Kenneth 60583 4 MWF 3:35 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. ZAG 227
SPAN 300.002 CL5E:DI:SL: Oral Skills Bettencourt, Michelle 60451 3 TR 1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. ZAG 144
Approved Service-Learning Designated Courses
These are the approved Service Learning Designated Courses. To find out which of these are offered this registration period, look it up on the Registrar's website or on your Oneport.
The semester information listed beside each course indicates the approval period during which the course satisfies the requirements for SL credit. Students who take the course during this time, will receive SL credit.
Learn more about the criteria for what makes a course Service Learning Designated.
Service-Learning Designated Courses (SL)
ARTS 310 Arts and Community Development (Kloeppel, Lise) [Spring 12-Fall 14]
BIOL 211 Principles of Botany Lab (Clarke, David) [Fall 12- Summer 15]
DRAM 318 Applied Theatre (Kloeppel, Lise) [Spring 13- Fall 15]
ECON 372 Service Learning in Economics (Sulock, Joe) [Spring 13- Fall 15]
ECON 471 Service Learning in Economics (Sulock, Joe) [Spring 13- Fall 15]
EDUC 314 Teach Reading and Writing 6-12 (Ruppert, Nancy) [Spring 12- Fall 14]
EDUC 320 Mid Sch Principl Pract and Mat (Ruppert, Nancy) [Spring 12- Fall 14]
EDUC 314 Teach Reading and Writing 6-12 (McGlinn, Jeanne) [Spring 12- Fall14]
HON 479 Cultivating Global Citizenship (Hobby, Blake) [Fall 11- Summer14]
HON 479 Cultivating Global Citizenship (Chapman, Reid) [Fall 12- Summer 15]
HON 479 Cultivating Global Citizenship (Bahls, Patrick) [Fall 13- Summer 16]
HWP 190 Intro to Health Promotion (Garbe, Kathie) [Fall 12- Summer 15]
HWP 250 Health Parity:Domestic/Global (Batada, Ameena) [Spring 12- Fall 14]
HWP 310 Comm Outreach and Health Promotion (Batada, Ameena) [Spring 12- Fall 14]
HWP 350 Service Learning Health Promotion (Garbe, Kathie) [Spring 13- Fall 15]
LANG 120 Foundation of Academic Writing (Hutchman, Jessica) [Fall '13-Summer '16]
Ls 479 Cultivating Global Citizenship (Gibney, Mark) [Spring 12- Fall 14]
POLS 337 Restorying Community (Betsalel, Kenneth) [Spring 12- Fall14]
POLS 357 Civic Engagement Community (Betsalel, Kenneth) [Spring 12- Fall 14]
SOC 373 Listening Project on Teenage Sex & Pregnancy (Peterson, Karin) [Spring 12- Fall 14]
SPAN 120 Elementary Spanish II (Bailey, Ellen) [Spring 13- Fall 15]
SPAN 300 Oral Skills (Bettencourt, Michelle) [Fall 12- Summer 15]